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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat, announced today that Singapore will embark on a plan to develop and use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to transform Singapore’s economy and improve the lives of citizens. This plan is outlined in the National AI Strategy document that was unveiled at the SFF X SWITCH (Singapore …

Announced by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat as part of Singapore’s National AI Strategy, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (“SUTD”) are collaborating in a new effort to deepen AI capabilities for building and managing Smart Estates of tomorrow. As part of IMDA’s digital economy efforts …

Cities are fast becoming “smart”, and the impact on people’s lives can be immense. Singapore’s smart traffic cameras restrict traffic depending on volume, and ease the commute of thousands of passengers every day. In Kaunas, Lithuania, the cost of parking is automatically deducted from the bank accounts of drivers when they park their cars. In …

Asian geospatial professionals and enthusiasts will gather in Singapore for a week of exciting geospatial-related events and activities, when Singapore Geospatial Week launches from 2 – 6 September 2019. Presented by GeoWorks, Singapore’s only geospatial-focused industry centre, managed and operated by the Singapore Land Authority (SLA), Singapore Geospatial Week will feature five intense days of events that celebrate and …

All upper primary school students in Singapore will soon have to undergo a mandatory 10-hour coding program, said the country’s minister for communications and information, S Iswaran. The pilot program will begin this year at selected schools targeting students who have finished their Primary School Leaving Examination. It will be rolled out to all Primary 4 …

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) today announced the first comprehensive Trusted Data Sharing Framework (“Framework”) to facilitate trusted data sharing between organisations. The trusted use of data is the foundation of a vibrant Digital Economy, and trusted data flows have the potential to deliver tremendous benefits to both organisations …

Digitalisation is a key pillar of the Government’s public service transformation efforts. The Digital Government Blueprint (DGB) is a statement of the Government’s ambition to better leverage data and harness new technologies, and to drive broader efforts to build a digital economy and digital society, in support of Smart Nation. Our vision is to create …

Southeast Asia’s largest innovation festival is back once again and is bigger and better. The award-winning Innovfest Unbound is the anchor event of Smart Nation Innovations, a week-long series of events that showcase Asia’s most innovative developments. Innovfest Unbound will be held on June 27 – 28, 2019 at Marina Bay Sands Singapore. This 2019, we’ll …

Innovation festival, Innovfest Unbound, returns to Singapore for its fifth and largest ever edition to showcase the rising stars of tech innovation from across Southeast Asia, at Marina Bay Sands on the 27th and 28th of June 2019. The award-winning festival is the anchor event of Smart Nation Innovations, a week-long series of events promoting the …

Once again, Singapore launches the Smart Nations Week (SNI) 2019. This year, it will be held from 24 June to 28 June 2019. Organized by Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the event will welcome more than 15,000 local and international guests to congregate in Singapore to share and learn about the …